The Best (And Worst) April Fools' Day Jokes For 2015

Ah, April 1. It's a day where loads of things on the internet will make you groan, cry and smack your face to your palm. Other things, though, might actually give you a chuckle. Let's take a look at some of the best (and worst) of these extremes. » 4/01/15 10:32am Yesterday 10:32am

The Greatest (Fake) World Of Warcraft Patch Notes Ever Written

"The Love is in the Air quest 'Crushing the Crown' has been renamed 'Crushing the Candy'. Bring it." Oh how I adore you, annual fake World of Warcraft patch notes. » 4/01/14 5:00pm 4/01/14 5:00pm

Today's Best And Worst April Fools' Jokes In Gaming

It's April 1st on the Internet, which means a non-stop barrage of goofs, gags, and pranks. Some are funny; others are... misguided. We're rounding them up for you right here. » 4/01/14 12:45pm 4/01/14 12:45pm

Frostbite's April Fools' Joke Is Kinda Mean [UPDATE: EA Apologizes]

UPDATE (5:41pm): EA COO Peter Moore has apologized for Frostbite's comments, calling them "unacceptable/stupid" on Twitter this afternoon. » 4/01/14 11:00am 4/01/14 11:00am

Some of Japan's Best April Fools' Jokes

Today is April 1st. Be wary! There are some pranks and tricks online that you might fall for. Some of them are not very good. But some of them are. Let's have a look. » 4/01/14 4:00am 4/01/14 4:00am

Reminder: It's April 1. Don't Believe Everything You Read. Especially…

It's getting tiresome, we know, and aside from a gifted minority most "gags" are an annoyance (at best), but so long as people still think April 1 is a green light for them to try and be funny, other people will read websites expecting news and items of interest and instead see lies. » 4/01/13 9:00am 4/01/13 9:00am

Up Close with the iPlay, the Apple Gaming Console That Doesn't Exist

Today, game website IGN showed the launch trailer for the iPlay. It's poised as Apple's effort at video game hardware. And it's totally made up. » 4/01/13 7:30am 4/01/13 7:30am

It's Your April Fools' Day Round-Up

Never trust anything you read on the internet, and that goes doubly today. It's April Fools' Day, and we're rounding up the very best and very worst of what the gaming industry thinks is funny. » 4/01/11 4:00pm 4/01/11 4:00pm

WARNING: It's April 1

Good morning, Kotaku. It's April 1. April Fools Day. A day when the internet becomes a wasteland of bad jokes and annoying fake news. So wherever you tread today, be cautious. And if it's any consolation, we won't be trying to trick you. Seriously. » 4/01/11 1:30am 4/01/11 1:30am

The Creator of Resident Evil Gets His Own Truly Bizarre Action Figure

Shinji Mikami, the video game creator behind games like Resident Evil, God Hand and Vanquish, is finally getting his own action figure, now available for pre-order at the web site of Tango Gameworks, the developer's new studio. Featuring "real shaving action," 256 points of articulation and alternate zombie heads, it… » 3/31/11 3:40pm 3/31/11 3:40pm

It's Over!

Did you survive? Starting right now, it's April 2nd KT (Kotaku Time). Thank goodness! Hopefully the internet can get back to, you know, "normal" — or close to it. Next up, an imaginary bunny carrying a basket of eggs! » 4/02/10 2:00am 4/02/10 2:00am

Your April Fool's Survival Guide [Update]

Oh dear. It's now April 1, making this officially the worst day of the year for all things internet. Over the next 24 hours things might get a little rough. But it's OK. We can get through this. Together. » 4/01/10 2:30am 4/01/10 2:30am

Virtua Fighter's Final Showdown With April Fools

It's still March 31 by the official Kotaku calendar, but it's April Fools' Day in Japan, something you should take into consideration while watching Sega's new trailer for Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, its latest fighting game update. » 3/31/10 3:20pm 3/31/10 3:20pm

Kratos' Companion Cube Gets Unchained

Did you know that there's an extremely well-hidden cameo in God of War: Chains of Olympus? It's the much deadlier, more ancient Companion Cube, the omega of all cubeforms, capable of kicking serious ass. » 4/01/09 8:20pm 4/01/09 8:20pm

Valve Takes The Piss With Team Fortress 2 Sniper Class Update

Valve's Team Fortress 2 team pranksters have joined in on the April Fool's Day fun, issuing what is (thankfully) not the Sniper class' first unlockable, the jar of urine known as the Jarate. No shit. » 4/01/09 6:20pm 4/01/09 6:20pm

Syberia 3 Links PC And PS3

Benoît Sokal's award-winning adventure game series Syberia continues next year with Syberia 3, with PlayStation 3 and PC versions encouraging players to pool resources between them. » 4/01/09 3:20pm 4/01/09 3:20pm

World of Warcraft Gets Its Atari 2600 Port

Earlier this year, Blizzard once again impressed us with its ability to churn out a handful of April Fool's Day news pranks » 11/24/08 7:40pm 11/24/08 7:40pm that were not only hilarious, but were uncharacteristically delivered . One of those was the announcement of , the first WoW release for a console, the Atari 2600. The game is a fabrication no…